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Table of contents for the manual

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    NI Vision NI PCI-1405 User Manual Single-Channel Color Im age Acquisition Device NI PCI-1405 User Ma[...]

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    Support Worldwide Technical Support and Product Info rmation National Instruments Corporate H[...]

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    Important Information Warranty The NI PCI-1405 is warranted agains t defects in mate rials and workm[...]

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    Compliance Compliance with FCC/Canada Radio Frequency Interference Regulations Determining FCC Class[...]

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    Conventions The follo wing con ventions are used in this manual: » The » symbol l eads you through[...]

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    © National Instruments Corpor ation vii NI PCI-1405 User Manual Contents Chapter 1 Introduction Abo[...]

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    Contents NI PCI-1405 User Manual viii Glossary Index[...]

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    © National Instruments Corpor ation 1-1 NI PCI-1405 User Manual 1 Introduction This chapter describ[...]

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    Chapter 1 Introduction NI PCI-1405 User Manual 1-2 Software Over view Programming the NI 1405[...]

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    Chapter 1 Introduction © National Instruments Corpor ation 1-3 NI PCI-1405 User Manual National Ins[...]

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    Chapter 1 Introduction NI PCI-1405 User Manual 1-4 NI V ision Assistant is included wi th the[...]

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    © National Instruments Corpor ation 2-1 NI PCI-1405 User Manual 2 Hardware Over view This chapter p[...]

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    Chapter 2 Hardware Overv iew NI PCI-1405 User Manual 2-2 Video Acquisition The NI 1405 can ac[...]

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    Chapter 2 Hardware Overview © National Instruments Corpor ation 2-3 NI PCI-1405 User Manual Acquisi[...]

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    Chapter 2 Hardware Overv iew NI PCI-1405 User Manual 2-4 Acquisition Window Control You can c[...]

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    © National Instruments Corpor ation 3-1 NI PCI-1405 User Manual 3 Signal Connections This chapter d[...]

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    Chapter 3 Signal Connections NI PCI-1405 User Manual 3-2 Signal Descriptions Table 3-1 descri[...]

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    © National Instruments Corpor ation A-1 NI PCI-1405 User Manual A Introduction to Color Color is th[...]

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    Appendix A Introduction to Co lor NI PCI-1405 User Manual A-2 The perception of a color depen[...]

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    Appendix A Introduction to Color © National Instruments Corpor ation A-3 NI PCI-1405 User Manual Hu[...]

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    © National Instruments Corpor ation B-1 NI PCI-1405 User Manual B T echnical Support and Profession[...]

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    Appendix B T echnical Support and Professional Ser vices NI PCI-1405 User Manual B-2 • Decl[...]

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    © National Instruments Corpor ation G-1 NI PCI-1405 User Manual Glossar y A acquisition windo w The[...]

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    Glossary NI PCI-1405 User Manual G-2 composite video A type of colo r video transmission wher[...]

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    Glossary © National Instruments Corpor ation G-3 NI PCI-1405 User Manual F field For an interlaced [...]

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    Glossary NI PCI-1405 User Manual G-4 interlaced A video frame composed of two in terleav ed f[...]

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    Glossary © National Instruments Corpor ation G-5 NI PCI-1405 User Manual pixel count The total numb[...]

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    Glossary NI PCI-1405 User Manual G-6 trigger control and mapping circuitr y Circuitry that ro[...]

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    © National Instruments Corpor ation I-1 NI PCI-1405 User Manual Index A acquisition acquisition and[...]

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    Index NI PCI-1405 User Manual I-2 I I/O connector (figure), 3-1 image representations 32-bit [...]

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    Index © National Instruments Corpor ation I-3 NI PCI-1405 User Manual T technical support, B-1 trai[...]